Affordable Spacecraft: Design and Launch Alternatives

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This background paper examines several proposals for reducing the costs of spacecraft and other payloads and describes launch systems for implementing them. It is one of a series of products of a broad assessment of space transportation technologies undertaken by OTA at the request of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 1990
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: January 1990
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Description:

This background paper examines several proposals for reducing the costs of spacecraft and other payloads and describes launch systems for implementing them. It is one of a series of products of a broad assessment of space transportation technologies undertaken by OTA at the request of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

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43 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: Background paper
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9003
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 Sp 1/2
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